Hematological Study of Spleenctomized Dog in Iraq
Keywords:hematological value, splenectomy, dog, Iraq
The effect of total and partial splenectomy on hematological value was studied on 12 healthy dogs, divided
into two groups (A and B). The total splenectomy (group A) exhibited significant reduction (P < 0.05) in Hb,
PCV, and total RBC count but increase in ESR values. It also resulted in persistent increase in total leukocyte,
neutrophil, and lymphocyte counts. In partial splenectomy produced non-significant effects on hematological
parameters. No significant alteration in serum glucose or total protein concentration was observed after total
or partial splenectomy.